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18 04, 2018

VA&F Goes EXTREME to Meet Customer Networking Demand

By |April 18th, 2018|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on VA&F Goes EXTREME to Meet Customer Networking Demand

 
The Converged Communications Group (CCG) of Van Ausdall & Farrar is officially an Authorized Channel Partner for Extreme Networks.
Extreme Networks is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: EXTR) headquartered in San Jose, California and founded in […]

15 02, 2018

Is Your Most Vital Corporate Data “Paper-Locked”?

By |February 15th, 2018|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on Is Your Most Vital Corporate Data “Paper-Locked”?

 

This is a question that comes up frequently as I work with new clients. These clients are often overwhelmed with the seemingly impossible size and scope of tackling a digital transformation project for their organization.
The […]

25 01, 2018

VA&F Makes the Right Connection with 8×8

By |January 25th, 2018|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on VA&F Makes the Right Connection with 8×8

 

Van Ausdall & Farrar brings cloud-based unified communication solution to market.
The Converged Communications Group at Van Ausdall & Farrar is proud to announce our partnership with 8×8. After a thorough evaluation process, VA&F chose to […]

15 01, 2018

Understanding the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

By |January 15th, 2018|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on Understanding the Meltdown and Spectre Vulnerabilities

As of the date of this post, some manufacturers have recalled updates.  This situation will continue to change.
This post covers the following:

 What the Meltdown and Spectre exploits are
 Who is affected
 How to avoid […]

26 12, 2017

We Were SD-WAN Before SD-WAN Was Cool

By |December 26th, 2017|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on We Were SD-WAN Before SD-WAN Was Cool

Software Defined Networks, or SD-WAN is the latest network infrastructure buzz-word.  This is the latest in a long line of marketing terms, such as “Cloud”.  Can you define Cloud, really?  But, we all know what […]

10 10, 2017

Mitel Acquires ShoreTel and Toshiba

By |October 10th, 2017|Business Telephones, Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on Mitel Acquires ShoreTel and Toshiba

Van Ausdall & Farrar has been a valued Toshiba phone system partner for over 25 years. It came to a great shock to us when on March 21, 2017, Toshiba notified its customers and dealers […]

6 10, 2017

VAF Wins a New Certification from Ricoh!

By |October 6th, 2017|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on VAF Wins a New Certification from Ricoh!

We are proud to announce that Van Ausdall & Farrar has been awarded an important new certification from Ricoh!
Winning the RFG Circle of Excellence Certification is a very important milestone in our continued commitment toward excellent customer service. […]

3 08, 2017

WannaCry Ransomware Update from Ricoh

By |August 3rd, 2017|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on WannaCry Ransomware Update from Ricoh

 

To continue safe operation of some Ricoh Multifunction Printers, Laser Printers, Production Printers and Printer Controller products which use Microsoft Windows operating system, it is necessary to apply the appropriate Microsoft Windows security patch.
Ricoh is […]

3 05, 2017

Van Ausdall & Farrar Receives Shore Tel Gold Status

By |May 3rd, 2017|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on Van Ausdall & Farrar Receives Shore Tel Gold Status

Van Ausdall & Farrar, Inc. Advances to Gold Level in ShoreTel Champion Partner Program

Indianapolis, IN, May 1, 2017 – Van Ausdall & Farrar announced today it has advanced to the Gold level in the ShoreTel® […]

3 05, 2017

What Happens When Ransomware and the Internet of Things Collide?

By |May 3rd, 2017|Insights from VAF Blog|Comments Off on What Happens When Ransomware and the Internet of Things Collide?

In 2016, Ransomware attacks made alarming headlines, affecting every kind of business from hospitals to police stations. Last year, too, hacks of Internet of Things (IoT) devices -home appliances, toys, cars and more, were also making headlines. […]